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Study island for teachers 2010

  1. 1. Welcome to the Island <ul><li>Teacher Information </li></ul><ul><li>www.studyisland.com </li></ul><ul><li>800.419.3191 </li></ul>
  2. 2. What is Study Island? <ul><li>Study Island is a Web-based educational resource for instruction, assessment and reporting built from YOUR state’s standards. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Study Island? <ul><li>Study Island uses lessons, practice questions, and explanations to reinforce the concepts and skills taught in the classroom. </li></ul>Topics Lesson
  4. 4. Key Benefits for Teachers <ul><li>Web-based Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access Study Island ANYWHERE from the internet. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Real Time Reporting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatic grading for instantaneous feedback. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diagnostic reports to better differentiate instruction. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Message Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicate with students and teachers easily. </li></ul></ul>Recently Enhanced! New Additions!
  5. 5. Key Benefits for Teachers <ul><li>Class Manager </li></ul>NEW! NEW! NEW! (3 rd -8 th Math/Reading Only) <ul><ul><li>Create classes to make viewing reports easier. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule Parent Notifications. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitor students in real-time with Live View . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assign Study Island topics, writing prompts, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and custom assessments. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Key Benefits for Teachers <ul><li>Custom Material </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create your own topics in Study Island. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Award Winning Study Island Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Call 800.419.3191 x3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email [email_address] . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat with a live associate. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Where do I start? <ul><li>1. Go to www.studyisland.com . </li></ul><ul><li>Enter your Username and Password. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Then What? <ul><li>From your School Stats home page you can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Browse your Study Island Programs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a class in Class Manger. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View student Usernames and Passwords. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View reports. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Study Island Programs <ul><li>Select a grade level from the student home screen . </li></ul><ul><li>Select a subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Select a topic. </li></ul>Student View
  10. 10. Study Island Programs <ul><li>There are multiple Session Types. </li></ul>Test Mode Game Mode Classroom Response Systems Printable Worksheet
  11. 11. Helpful Hints <ul><li>Teacher Resources material (available in select topics) </li></ul>Descriptions, Videos, Lesson Plans, and Digital Resources! NEW! (Available to teachers only)
  12. 12. Helpful Hints <ul><li>Click on the topic name OR check multiple topics and click “Start Studying”. </li></ul><ul><li>Every topic has a lesson and a Passing Goal. </li></ul>
  13. 13. What is a Passing Goal? <ul><li>The Passing Goal tells you the minimum required to master the topic. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>These numbers can vary. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. What are these symbols? A Blue Ribbon will appear next to each mastered topic. Building Block questions are designed to help your student build on their previous knowledge. A Red Triangle means your student is struggling with the topic. A White Ribbon will appear when a Building Block Topic is mastered.
  15. 15. Didn’t meet the Passing Goal? <ul><ul><li>After finding the correct answer, your student can view an explanation or go to the next question. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After completing a set of questions, your student may be able to re-try missed questions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Going through missed questions helps students understand the material and increases retention. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Didn’t meet the Passing Goal? <ul><li>If your student is still struggling with a topic, try this: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review the Study Island lesson. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View missed questions by clicking on the score in the Your Results column. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide supplemental resources. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Group your students into “classes” so you can read reports more easily and create a class page. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to Class Manager. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter a title. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click Next. </li></ul></ul>Class Manager Ms. Witty’s Math Class
  18. 18. Class Manager <ul><li>Change class preferences (if allowed by Admin.) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Affect games, remedial topics, timer visibility, scratchpad and highlighter availability. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To select students: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click the red arrow to see students in the desired grade. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check your students. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save. </li></ul></ul>NEW!
  19. 19. Class Manager <ul><li>When you return to Class Manager you can see a list of your classes. </li></ul><ul><li>You can Edit , Create Class Page and Assignments , schedule Parent Notifications , or Remove Class . </li></ul><ul><li>You can enter Live View to monitor real-time student activity. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also see if a class page is “Active” . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Active” means students can see the class page. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You must post an assignment, note, schedule, or link before you can activate a class page. </li></ul></ul>NEW!
  20. 20. Class Manager <ul><li>To create a Class Page: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add an Assignment, Note, Schedule, or Link. </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Class Manager <ul><li>Students can work on anything in Study Island, or you can post a specific assignment. </li></ul><ul><li>To create an assignment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select an assignment type. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Practice and Instruction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assign Study Island topics. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Writing Assignment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assign writing prompts. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Custom Assessment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assign Study Island questions. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>NEW! NEW! 3 rd -8 th Math/Reading/Writing Only
  22. 22. <ul><li>To create a Practice and Instruction assignment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click . </li></ul></ul>Class Manager Place Value 3 rd Gd Read chapter 4 before completing. <ul><ul><li>Select a due date. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insert a title. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add additional info. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decide if you want to override school preferences. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set calculator preferences. </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Class Manager <ul><li>To create an assignment(c0nt.): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click the red arrow next to a class. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check “Select All” or select specific students. </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Class Manager <ul><li>To create an assignment(c0nt.): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select which topics you want to assign. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Select a Grade. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Select a Subject. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Click “Get Topic List”. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Class Manager <ul><ul><li>To help you decide which topics to assign, you can: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>View the Standard Map. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>See the Passing Goal. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>View the Lesson. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Preview Questions. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>View the Standard. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you are ready for students to see the assignment- “Activate”. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>You can create assignments and leave them deactivated until you want students to work on them. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click “Save Assignment”. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Class Manager <ul><li>After you you can see a list of assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>You can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activate /Deactivate Assignments. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View student results. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit the assignment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remove the assignment. </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Class Manager <ul><li>Creating a Writing Assignment or Custom Assignment works similarly. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NOTE: Custom Assignment builder is currently available for 3 rd -8 th grade Math/Reading/Writing only. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For additional assistance: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit the HELP tab for tutorials. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact Customer Support at 800.419.3191 x3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attend a webinar found at www.studyisland.com/webinars/training . </li></ul></ul>NEW! NEW! NEW! 3 rd -8 th Math/Reading/Writing Only
  28. 28. Class Manager <ul><li>IMPORTANT! If this is your first time creating an assignment, you need to activate your class page . </li></ul>
  29. 29. Class Manager <ul><li>If you activated your class page, students see your assignment when they log in. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can select your assignment or a Program. </li></ul>
  30. 30. School Stats <ul><li>From School Stats you can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage reports being “Automatically Emailed”. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View Usernames and Passwords. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adjust Difficulty Level (if allowed by Admin). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Change Passing Goal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Restrict Grade Level </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enable Text-to-Speech </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View reports. </li></ul></ul>NEW!
  31. 31. School Stats <ul><li>There are several reporting options. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RTI Report! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Class Gradebook Report” is popular. Select: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By subject broken down by topic. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your class. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your grade level. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your subject. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>View Report. </li></ul></ul>NEW!
  32. 32. School Stats <ul><li>You can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open in Excel. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatically Email the report to anyone you specify . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scroll right to see Ribbons Earned for each student or class. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click a score to see the List of Sessions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click a student name to see the Individual Subject Report. </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. School Stats <ul><li>Click a name to see the Individual Subject Report </li></ul><ul><li>which looks like this: </li></ul><ul><li>Students can see this report from their own account . </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>The Individual Student Report can lead you to other reports: “Compare with others” and “Suggested Topics”. </li></ul>School Stats
  35. 35. Motivating Students <ul><li>Use Study Island to help motivate students. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a bulletin board to track student/class progress. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage students to reflect on what they’ve learned. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Study Island in Game Mode to introduce a lesson. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Printable Worksheets to create activities in class. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give certificates of achievement to students and parents! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact [email_address] for more ideas to motivate students. </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. Motivating Students <ul><li>Check out some of these ideas! </li></ul>
  37. 37. What if I forget all of this? <ul><li>Check out the HELP tab! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Watch Tutorials, download Documents, and find year-round implementation ideas. </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. What if I forget all of this? <ul><li>Study Island Support is here to help! </li></ul>800.419.3191 [email_address]
  39. 39. In Conclusion <ul><li>Log in at www.StudyIsland.com . </li></ul><ul><li>Explore your Study Island programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Create classes in Class Manager. </li></ul><ul><li>Check out School Stats. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember: Study Island is here to help! </li></ul>800.419.3191 x3 [email_address]

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